Pharmacy Technician - Main Pharmacy

    Maine Medical Center
    Portland, ME 04101
    Full-time, Part-time
    Similar jobs pay $10.80 - $15.39

    Job Description

    Summary

    A $500 Sign-on Bonus is available to qualified candidates for all full time Pharmacy Tech positions at Maine Medical Center!

    Conditions: The Sign-on Bonus is paid out in two payments; 50% inthe first pay period and 50% is paid out inthe first pay period after 12 months of employment. Current MaineHealth employees are not eligible for the Sign-on Bonus. Former employees must be separated from the MaineHealth system for 3 months to be eligible.

    MaineHealth offers excellent benefits which include but are not limited to:

    •Retirement Benefits

    •Tuition Reimbursement

    •Paid Parental Leave or Birth and Adoptive Parents

    •Employee Discount and Wellness Programs

    •Free Public Transit! We offer FREE bus trips to our employees traveling on the Greater Portland Metro (including BREEZ and HUSKY lines), South Portland Bus Service, and ShuttleBus-ZOOM. Our Commuter Choice program is designed to reduce traffic congestion and improve air quality in the greater Portland region.

    Position Summary

    Inpatient Pharmacy Technicians are responsible for the distribution and preparation of medications for all patients located with Maine Medical Center.Pharmacy Technicians are trained to compound sterile and non-sterile medications, refill automated dispensing cabinets located throughout the hospital, pre-pack bulk medications into unit-dose preparations, assists pharmacists and nurses to ensure timely delivery of all patients' medications and other duties related to the care of our patients.

    Pharmacy Technicians are essential members of the pharmacy team at Maine Medical Center, providing support for multiple facets of the pharmacy, including providing exceptional customer service. The Pharmacy Technician I is an entry level position with zero to 12 months of pharmacy technician experience. The Pharmacy Technician I assists the pharmacist by preparing and distributing medications, maintaining drug inventory and pertinent patient records. Additionally, the Pharmacy Technician I will perform other related and assigned duties.

    Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
    • Education: High School diploma or GED certificate preferred. Associates Degree is preferred.
    • License/Certifications: PTCB certificate is preferred.Currently licensed as a pharmacy technician in the State of Maine or currently eligible consistent with the current State of Maine Board of Pharmacy requirements.
    • Experience: N/A
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.
    • Ability to assist in meeting the pharmaceutical care needs of all patients.
    We offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow. Our package includes health and dental insurances, paid parental leave, retirement program, generous paid time off, and much more! Our comprehensive array of benefits are competitive, affordable, and include choices that meet specific, but ever changing, needs.

    MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system consisting of eight local hospital systems, a comprehensive behavioral healthcare network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and over 19,000 employees. It is the largest health system in northern New England and provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire.

    With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you'll be working with healthcare professionals that truly value the people around them - both within the walls of the organization and the neighborhoods that surround it. We are deeply invested in the wellbeing of our communities and employees. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring and continuous improvement. Our care - and the science behind that care - is top rate. Join us and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to another level.

    Posting ID: 554844904Posted: 2020-06-24